ART DIRECTOR - SOCIAL

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Are you creative-driven? Are you curious and ready to tackle big business problems?

Cossette is a dynamic Canadian marketing communications agency. We have been around for more than 40 years. We have offices in all regions of the country and although we are considered part of the Canadian agency establishment, we’re anything but stuffy. In fact, we are the exact opposite. Cossette has a reputation for being innovative and entrepreneurial. We pride ourselves in our agility,creativity,our currency and a certain kind of edginess. We play hard and we work hard. Perhaps that’s why we previously were named one of the best 50 employers in the country and are currently Strategy’s Agency of the Year, for two consecutive years!

But you don't need to take our word for it. Come and learn for yourself!

Job Description

WE ARE CURRENTLY HIRING AN ART DIRECTOR - SOCIAL

We are looking for an art director to create groundbreaking work across social channels for one of our biggest clients. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team creating award-winning work for a global client.

In this role, you will partner with a copywriter to create breakthrough content for social campaigns that consistently meet high standards for creativity and innovation.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Work with our Creative Director and Account Service team to develop creative concepts and continually develop innovative campaigns that define and implement brand voice and overall content strategy across social platforms and ensure messaging is consistent with client goals.

  • Ensure concepts contain tasteful, creative & beautifully crafted art direction with material accuracy.

  • Support other teams on their creative briefs.

  • Be a strong contributor at brainstorming and creative planning sessions.

  • Prepare and refine concepts for internal and client presentations and provide rationale behind these concepts.

  • Remain current on emerging trends and implement best practices; provide strategic recommendations to enhance campaign metrics and performance.

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years’ art direction experience with a focus on social media.

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite.

  • A strategic team player with out-of-the-box thinking.

  • A good listener, strong conceptual skills and ability to handle and learn from constructive criticism.

  • Adapts well to changing priorities, deadlines and direction.

  • Comfortable working in a busy and fast-paced environment.

  • Passion for creating breakthrough creative that gets results.

  • Agency experience a plus.

Additional Information

When you join Cossette you are entering the top rank of the Canadian advertising industry.

  • We offer the opportunity to work with leading industry clients and a bright new office space that inspires creativity.
  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages and the opportunity to advance your career quickly
  • We are looking for people who think outside the box. After all that’s what advertising is all about.

In order to foster this, we offer:

  • A flat corporate structure. You will have the opportunity to work alongside senior level executives throughout the entire organization.
  • A flexible work schedule and a business casual environment.
  • Our entrepreneurial culture encourages creative input from every discipline and all levels of the company!
  • Oh, and did we mention that we throw amazing parties?

Please apply for career opportunities via our career page in order to stay up to date with our most accurate and available openings. Applications submitted outside our career page will not be reviewed.

We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cossette is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. Cossette is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.